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Buzz Builds Among Top Speakers for GDS International’s Leading Digital & Social Media Conference i
5 October 2012, Chicago: In less than a week the Donald E. Stephenson Convention Center will play host to GDS International’s iStrategy, the global digital and marketing conference of great speakers, sell-out venues and explosive content.
“The networking, content and relationships that stem from such an event are far more valuable than those where you've got too broad of a range of attendees or content.”
Similarly, former Kodak CMO and author of best selling book Running the Gauntlet, Jeff Hayzlett, who will be closing the conference with a high octane keynote on Wednesday afternoon, will be challenging marketers to embrace necessary change and better understand how to lead and grow profits.
“iStrategy is one of my favourite events of the year, where the heads of brands and agencies [will be] focusing on high performing, integrating marketing strategies,”
Opening the conference with a potentially polarising presentation titled: From #HorseMasturbation to #NegroSpotting:
Other great speakers include: Jay Basnight, Head of Digital, Puma; Julia Fitzgerald, Chief Digital Engagement Officer, Sears Holdings; Colin Westcott-Pitt, VP Marketing; Heineken; Brad Taylor, VP Customer Marketing, Coca Cola.
Richard Stirk, GDS International's VP of Conferences is excited at the prospect of what he believes will be the best line up of talent that iStrategy has ever featured. “At iStrategy, we pride ourselves on showcasing original, exciting thinkers who can marry their content with clear, actionable takeaways and the speakers at iStrategy Chicago will be no exception. We truly believe that pushing boundaries and challenging common conceptions are critical to breaking down the walls of traditional marketing and with the inclusion of polarising speakers such as Baratunde Thurston, we believe we optimise our attendees’ experience with bespoke digital content.
“Of course, as well as our pioneering speakers, iStrategy offers ample networking opportunities and we hope to give the 500 plus attendees the most compelling, engaging and relevant conference in the digital industry."
To book your place at iStrategy Chicago 9-10 October, and join 500 other senior digital marketers, click here: http://www.istrategyconference.com/
But do hurry, tickets are limited.
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